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Aqualon™ 7MF cellulose gum (CMC) thickener

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    Cellulose Gum

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Aqualon™ cellulose gum (sodium carboxymethylcellulose, CMC) is an anionic water-soluble polymer that is widely used in toothpastes as a thickener to bind water for the prevention of syneresis and impart desirable flow properties appearance totoothpaste formulations. In addition to toothpaste formulations, cellulose gum is also used in denture adhesive creams and powders to provide hold. Cellulose gum is available in wide variety of grades to meet formulation needs. Aqualon™ cellulose gum is derivatized from natural, renewable resources.

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Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose (9004-32-4) Sign in to view

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Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose (9004-32-4)
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Ashland develops and produces a comprehensive line of biofunctionals, fixative and styling polymers, bioadhesives, and rheology and conditioning polymers for the Personal Care industry. To help formulators create blockbuster innovations, Ashland focuses on breakthrough chemistries that deliver advanced performance properties in hair care, skin care, sun care, and oral care products.

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